WCC Student Success Handbook

handbookAcademic success in the palm of your hand or at the click of a button, either way, WCC’s Student Success Handbook is now available for everyone. Copies are available in Entry and Advising LDC 116, or digitally by following the link.

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Writing a Personal Statement for WWU

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Hate to talk about yourself? We can help! A personal statement is a critical element of your college or university application. Learn more at our WWU Personal Statement Writing Workshop, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 25 in Cascade Hall, room 111. A WWU admissions representative will share insights, but you’ll learn tips that are applicable to any four-year school. No reservations required. Hope to see you there!

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Fall Quarter Information Sessions Scheduled

clip art calendarInformation sessions for fall quarter have been scheduled for several professional technical programs. These are a great place to start if you have questions about a specific program, how to apply to the programs and just generally getting started. If you have specific questions or you have no idea where or how to start, join us at an information session.

Second Fall Tuition Due Date September 23rd

Are you registered for fall 2013 classes? We wanted to send a quick reminder that the second tuition due date is Tuesday, September 23rd. That is next week! After this date if your tuition is not paid, you may be dropped from these classes for non-payment. This can be frustrating as you will have to re-register, and risk losing space in the classes you want.

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy is an organization on a mission, a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

Students can make use of extensive content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web.

Salman Khan Speaking at TED 2011

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Massage Practitioner – Information Session Monday, September 16th

massageJoin us for an information session for Whatcoms Massage Practitioner program! Find out about daytime and evening options for this program, as well as the application process and getting started at Whatcom.

This session will be Monday, September 16th, from 2:30-4:00pm. It will be held in Laidlaw Center (LDC), room 126. No RSVP is needed. Just bring your questions and your interest in working as a professional Massage Practitioner.

Apply for Opportunity Grant Now

hacer-dinero-blogAre you thinking about or already pursuing one of these associate degrees/certificates at Whatcom — Early Childhood Education, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist Assistant, Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, Medical Front Office?

If so, you may be eligible for the Opportunity Grant, a scholarship that available to financially need-based students pursuing approved certificates and degrees at Whatcom Community College.The purpose of this scholarship is aimed at assisting individuals successfully achieve high-demand, high-wage careers. Continue reading

Registered Nurse – Information Session, Tuesday, September 10th

nursing_cJoin us for an information session for Whatcoms Nursing program! Find out about this full-time program, as well as the application process and getting started at Whatcom.

This session will be Tuesday, September 10th, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. It will be held in Laidlaw Center (LDC), room 126. No RSVP is needed. Just bring your questions and your interest in working as a Registered Nurse.

Physical Therapist Assistant – Information Session, Monday, September 9th

phys_ther_assist_gJoin us for an information session for Whatcoms Physical Therapist Assistant program! Find out about full-time, face-to-face and the part-time, online/hybrid options for this program, as well as the application process and getting started at Whatcom.

This session will be Monday, September 9th, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. It will be held in Laidlaw Center (LDC), room 126. No RSVP is needed. Just bring your questions and your interest in working as a Physical Therapist Assistant.